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Helen Taylor

Paul Roos Gymnasium, Stellenbosch, 2013

Helen Taylor
  • Current Place of Residence: Stellenbosch

  • University: Stellenbosch University

  • Current/Recent Course: Bachelor of Arts in Law (2009) / Bachelor of Arts in English (Honours) (2011); Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Helen graduated Cum Laude in Law and in English (Honours) and is now completing her LLB. At Stellenbosch, Hockey has taken a back seat in favour of her studies and of her interest in music. An accomplished pianist and violinist, she also teaches the violin and performs in a professional music group based in Cape Town, Camerata Tinta Barocca. Earlier this year, Helen attended a Summer School at King’s College, London, exposing her to the internal workings of the Royal Courts of Justice and the Old Bailey. This experience has confirmed her longer-term aspirations to become an advocate or a judge. Helen is keenly interested in the place of justice in law, particularly in the field of human rights law.